The poem “Song of the Wanderer” talks about Jose Rizal, himself. You can share your comments about this sentimental poem.
Maria Clara is a character in Jose Rizal’s novel, the Noli Me Tangere, and this poem is part of the novel sung by the character.
At the age of eighteen years of age, Rizal won first prize for his poem “To the Philippine Youth” in 1879.
Here is the original Spanish text of My Last Farewell penned by Rizal during his last hours on December 29, 1896.
My Last Farewell or Mi Ultimo Adios was the last poem written by Jose Rizal but his friend, Mariano Ponce, was the one who gave the title to this poem.